Cranberry-Orange Simple Syrup

Cranberry-Orange Simple Syrup Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick, Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey, Lyda Purcell


Makes about 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


2 cups sugar
1 cup cranberries
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup ice cubes


Bring sugar, cranberries, orange juice, and water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cook 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and pour through a wire-mesh strainer, pressing berries with back of a spoon. Discard solids. Stir in ice cubes; freeze 20 minutes.